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#learningatworkweek 2019

A what now?

Learning at Work Week (L@WW) 2019 took place from 13th to 17th May (or the 19th if you work weekends!). I volunteered to organise some learning activities here at DPG. This blog is about why we got involved, what we put together and what

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Are L&D slow to change?

What I love about the L&D industry is the sheer variety, it is a wide and deep field of expertise that can make such a positive impact in the workplace and drive real change. What frustrates me at times is we (L&D) often don’t embrace change very wel
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Value of HR - Case Study

I have permission from the author of this case study to share it with the DPG Community. The study has established a link between culture and organisatonal performance. The study sample size is not huge (and not specifically stated) but appears to be

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Is your team a Premium or a Discount brand?

What does your brand in your HR or L&D team say about you, your team and the work you do? How do the products your teams are creating whether it’s a course or a well-being programme or an employee handbook compare with external products or things tha
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Why we all need a friend at work

There are a couple of things that have happened in the last few weeks that have got me thinking about the importance of having friends at work.
This heady combination of the launching of a staff survey, one of my closest work friends leaving and bein

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Finger on the pulse?

Getting access to real time and valuable feedback is easy in our personal lives, but what about in our professional worlds? There have been more and more organisations moving away from traditional forms of employee surveys like the annual survey. Fin
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In a subtle change of commuting direction (north rather than south on the M6) – I headed off to the CIPD Manchester Agile Organisation on Friday to learn more about what does being agile really mean?

The tone was set by Dr David Beech at the start of

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Pain-free CPD

1357086?profile=RESIZE_180x180I've just been reviewing some of my participants’ end of programme CPD records: reading what they have learned and – more importantly – how they’ve used their new found knowledge and skills both personally and professionally. I’m always amazed at the

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Learning on my Hols

Having recently had a much-needed week away from work visiting places of historical interest I have been reflecting on how our learning about these places is not necessarily suited to individual learning preferences.

For me personally nothing gladdens

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